Papers of Mrs Amy Rebecca Brownridge

Scope and Content

Printed certificate awarded to Mrs Amy Rebecca Brownridge for her service as a midwife during the Second World War by the Council of the Borough of Gravesend (25 May 1948), together with her obituary that appeared in the Reporter (6 February 1960).

Administrative / Biographical History

Mrs Amy Rebecca Brownridge (1883-1960) was born in Gillingham, Kent. She went on to become a midwife who worked in Gravesend from 1925 to her retirement in 1948.

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Acquisition Information

There is no record of the date or source of acquisition before the collection was deposited at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in May 2011.


Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Project Archivist in accordance with ISAD(G).

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Custodial History

This collection was originally deposited at the Royal College of Midwives. It is now held under the terms of a service level collection care agreement at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.